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in charge of online classes at the university of california are scheduled to give a presentation to the uc regents about the lack of success marketing the online classes to nonstudents. the university spent $4.3 million marketing its online classes. hoping to attract tuition from students around the world. but since classes began a year ago, only one person who is not already a uc student has taken the class. uc online classes cost $1400 to $2400. but other universities such as stanford and harvard are offering online classes for free. hundreds of thousands of students have signed up for those classes. >>> uc berkeley is one of the top ten best public college values in the country aid -- according to kiplinger magazine. the magazine looked at admission rates, and other items to come up with the list. ucla is the highest ranking california school. >>> there is a new report suggesting some college co-eds are turning to so-called sugar daddies to help them pay for education. a website shows a 67% increase in the number of female students signing up for the online service. they spend time with
at uc hastings. the professor is a leading expert in the field of civil procedure of legal ethics and is good at asking questions. it is my pleasure to introduce our very special guest, stephen zack, president of the american bar association. with nearly 400,000 members, it is the largest volunteer professional membership organization in the world. mr. zack is the first hispanic american to serve as the president and the second to be born abroad. he was only 14 when his family emigrated from cuba under harrowing circumstances, including last minute detention by the secret police. he made it here. in two lines -- and two lines come to mind when i think of him. "this is my country, land of my choice. this is my country, here i found voice." what a voice it is. he earned his aba at the university of florida and he is now in their hall of fame. he is a partner in the miami office of the national law firm. his clients range from former vice president al gore to philip morris, to the national geographic society, and he is listed in the 2011 edition of the best lawyers in america. his cr
the classes. online classes are on the agenda for this morning's uc regents meeting in san francisco. the "san francisco chronicle" reports the uc system spent more than $4 million marketing its online courses for nonstudents but so far only five people have signed up. those are students by the way. those are san jose sharks. but a total of 1700 students are taking advantage of the classes. >> they haven't been doing much lately. maybe they were taking the classes. >> maybe. never know. >>> facebook wants to change the way we search online. >> they do. the social network unveiled a graph search they call it. it allows you to narrow your searches through different categories, people, photos and places and interests. no, you can search for friends in san francisco, who loves cbs 5. >> so many, right. >> so many. graph search is available by invitation-only at least for now. >>> meantime, facebook lost nearly 1.4 million active users in december. experts say increased advertising and new experimental fees may have turned some of the people off.
. >>> new this morning, the costs to go to a uc campus won't likely go up next year. uc administrators announced yesterday that governor jerry brown's budget plan appears to provide enough funding to avoid an increase. brown's budget proposal includes an additional $250 million for the uc system. the amount is less than the uc requested, but probably enough to avoid an increase. >>> meanwhile, the brentwood school district may expand a program that puts ipads in elementary schools. officials are looking at expanding the program out to all the district's fourth graders. fourth grade was selected because of larger class sizes and the ability for students to learn independently. officials will hold a meeting january 23rd at edna middle school to determine interest level. >>> mcdonald's is trying something new with its happy meals in england. the fast food chain is pledging to distribute 15 million books instead of toys over the next two years. the program is called the happy readers initiative. the books are nonfiction and explore things like space and marine life. no word if the concept
from donations from the general public. all of the work that uc, the writing is done by the volunteer community. john: how can you know who is good and who is stupid? >> you know, if nothing is one thing and always try to remind people is that we don't consider it would appeal to be some kind of wide open former you can come and say and do anything. people will very quickly challenging. we have some of the best and most interesting discussions you can find anywhere. let's actually find what's true, which sources to rely on the most. it's a fascinating process. john: and it's pretty accurate. my site only has one mistake. comparing the accuracy of scientific articles verses encyclopedia britannica. panicle -- panels of experts and the appropriate specialty founder of course harry instapundit.com errors per injury, three in britannica, not much difference. >> not much difference, and that was several years ago. for me one of the most amusing parts, when the study was being carried out, as soon as it was published some people in the community came to me and said, can you get from the aut
. >>> chemical engineers at u.c. burkery are making -- burkely are making big strides in creating an alternate fuel. a concoction once used to make explosives is being engineered to make a cleaner biofuel. berkley scientists say it could eventually replace gasoline. according to the chronicle, the biofuel used as -- uses fermented crop t. could take another five years for the fuel to be ready to be sold to the public. >>> the first new version of the corvette was unveiled in nine years. the stingray name is brought back and the v8 engine but g.m. says all that power will be super efficient. the newcomer vet is expected to get between 26 and 30 miles per gallon, better than the 16mpg is gets now. it will be in showrooms this fall but no sticker price has been revealed yet grz time 7:19. new this morning from somali, a somali militant group posted photos of what appears to be a dead french soldier. that's after a failed rescue attempt by french forces on friday. the french troops launched an attack on a compound in somali why a french intelligence agent was believed to be held hostage. a french
to berkeley law school instead of two different law school in the uc system and you fail. whereas you could very will succeed anywhere else. so i think it has a multiplicative effect, which takes away the life chances of a large sector of americans. that is the core issue here, where society can really do something. it is hard to imagine how you change the culture, how you change the patterns of the family structure. but it does not hard at all how you imagine education and opportunities and denying them i think is a crime. [applause] >> god bless you. i am wondering how you reconcile the demagoguery of the obama administration as the system by the media resulting in upper-50's approval ratings with your idea that we can settle conservative ideas in the majority. >> everyone wants the country to succeed. everyone wants the president, who is the leader of the country, to succeed. there's nothing unusual about having a higher approval. you have been reelected and this is a new page in the country. the country sees itself as entering a new chapter and wants to succeed. i don't begrudge the pre
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